January 2018 / Pipes for a century – and beyond

The first PVC pipes were installed over 80 years ago, most of which are still in service today. Recent studies of excavated 50-year old pipes showed no deterioration and that they were fit for at least another 50 years. The expected lifespan of underground PVC piping systems is 100 years or more.

Source: PVC4 pipes leaflet

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